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This is a work in progress, of course, but this is the sort of stuff to expect on this page.

Barroom Flashbacks are tales from gaz's dim and distant past, and sometimes they are tales of hi recent past, too.  They're mostly set in barrooms, though.

Bartender Bulletin is where we store the archives of the weekly newsletter that goes out to members of our Worldwide Bartender Database

In the Bartender's Attic you'll find all sorts of paraphenalia that we've been sitting on for years.  Stuff that even we didn't know we had.

The Bartender's Bookshelf is where we store snapshots of some of the books we've accumulated over the years.  We've been lucky enough to find some pretty rare tomes, too.

Drink du Jour is a collection of cocktail recipes that are appropriate to sip on specific dates.  Sometimes for obvious reasons, sometimes for obscure reasons.  We're startin the in April 2010 and will add to it as time permits. (Dates are in American style: MM DD)

The Glossary is just that.  Glossaries of categories that you just might find handy when you're not sure where to find a definition of something or other that's related to the craft.

Path of the Bartender is full of philosophical bullshit if you're into that sort of thing.  Remember, the best bartenders go to work to serve their guests; serving drinks is secondary.

And of course, Quotes are quotes.  The stuff that people have said or written that's tickled our fancy.  (When you see someone's name on a quote, the words might be about them, though most of the time the quote will be from them.)

Barroom Flashbacks

Bloody Marys with Wondrich, Harrys New York Bar, 2005 , The Curious Case of a Dancing Hendrick's Flashback , The Uncanny Insightfulness of Blind Ed

Bartender Bulletin

2010 01 25 , 2010 02 01 , 2010 02 08 , 2010 02 15 , 2010 02 22 , 2010 03 01 , 2010 03 08 , 2010 03 15 , 2010 03 22 , 2010 03 29 , 2010 04 05 , 2010 04 12 , 2010 04 19 , 2010 04 26 , 2010 05 03 , 2010 05 10 , 2010 05 17 , 2010 05 24 , 2010 05 31 , 2010 06 07 , 2010 06 14 , 2010 06 21 , 2010 06 28 , 2010 Archives

Bartender's Attic

The First Printed Definition of the word “cocktail” , A Little Nunsense , Bar Etiquette , Medicinal Whiskey , Mysteries In Angostura Museum , Odds and Ends , Of Norman Bukofzer , Peychaud's Bitters and the Sazerac Cocktail--A Timeline , The History of Simon Bolivar, by Harvey L. Johnson , Three Sheets to the Wind

Bartender's Bookshelf

The History of American Whiskey: Part 3 , The History of American Whiskey: Part 5 , Police Gazette Bartender's Guide, 1901 , the bartender's GIN compendium , The History of American Whiskey, Part 6 , The History of American Whiskey, Part 7 , The History of American Whiskey, Part 8 , The History of American Whiskey: Part 1 , The History of American Whiskey: Part 2 , The History of American Whiskey: Part 4 , The New and Improved Illustrated Bartenders' Manual or How to Mix Drinks of the Present Style by Harry Johnson, 1900

Drink du Jour

04 19 , 04 20 , 04 21 , 04 22 , 04 26 , 04 28 , 05 03

Glossary

A Recipe for Bourbon Whiskey , Aging and Warehousing American Whiskey , Amaro and Other Bitters , American Whiskey Barrels , American Whiskey Definitions , American Whiskey Definitions , American Whiskey Ingredients , American Whiskey Language A through M , American Whiskey Language N through Z , Bottle Sizes , Brandy , Confronting Whiskey Confusion--Congeners and Fusel Oils , Drink Families , Filtering and Bottling American Whiskey , Fluid Measurement Conversions , Fresh Fruit Juice Yields , Gin Production Rules and Regs , How Many Shots Are In That Bottle? , How to Make American Whiskey , Madeira , Origins of "Cocktailian" , Port , Rancio--It Ain't Just for the French Anymore , Sherry , Some American Whiskey Terms , Tennessee Whiskey Filtration , The Components of American Whiskey , Using Fresh Juices by Dale DeGroff , Vermouth & Aperitif Wines

Methodology

Chilling Glasses , Citrus Twists , Herbs , Measure , Muddle , Rimming Glasses , Rinsing Glasses , Shake , Stir , Strain

Mixed Drink Families

Champagne Cocktails , French-Italian Drinks , Highballs

Path of the Bartender

A Beautiful Rainy Day , Back in My Day , Bartender's Ego Trips , Fear and Loathing via email , Great Bartenders Do This , Hanging with the Dalai Lama by John Kenny , How Very Dare You? , How 'Ya Doin'? , I Need Your Help , ichigo ichie , Quotes from Past Masters , The Man with the Penny Tip , The Meanest Ol’ Bartender in Austin Texas , Tips from Deepak , What have you done for someone else lately? , What’s in a Name? , Why so many tree-hugging bartenders? by Lloyd Garver , You Should Shut Up

Quote

Holland Gin , The Sidecar: Yet Another Whopper , A Drink with Something In It , A Man Called Gin Fizz , A Sight To Remember , Al Capone , At the End of the Day , Blessing Of Sir Wilfrid Lawson , Bouncing as a Fine Art , Dubonnet Cocktail , Dylan Thomas , Eleanor Roosevelt , gaz regan's Mint Julep , Gladsome and Refreshing Qualities (of the Gin Cocktail) , Henry Watterson'r Mint Julep , His First Gin Sling , Johnny Brooks , Jonny Raglin , Judicial Bosoms and Bridegroom’s Eyes , One Aim in Life , Queen Victoria , That Eighth Bronx Cocktail , The Ardent Spirit of Old Moscow , The Intoxicating Effect of Sarsaparilla , The Manhattan , The Screwdriver , The Swaggering Air , The typical bartender , Under The Volcano , What Better Job Could You Ask For? , When does the day turn?

Weekly Shooter

2010 01 26 , 2010 02 02 , 2010 02 09 , 2010 02 16 , 2010 02 23 , 2010 03 02 , 2010 03 09 , 2010 03 16 , 2010 03 23 , 2010 03 30 , 2010 04 06 , 2010 04 13 , 2010 04 20 , 2010 04 27 , 2010 05 04 , 2010 05 25 , 2010 06 01 , 2010 06 08 , 2010 06 15 , 2010 06 22 , 2010 06 29 , 2010 Archives
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